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drop(Array<T>, Number): Array<T>

Drops the first n elements. It returns the original array when n <= 0 and an empty array when n > sizeOf(array).

Introduced in DataWeave 2.2.0. Supported by Mule 4.2 and later.


Name Description


The left array of elements.


The number of elements to take.


This example returns an array that only contains the third element of the input array. It drops the first two elements from the output.


 %dw 2.0
 import * from dw::core::Arrays
 var users = ["Mariano", "Leandro", "Julian"]
 output application/json
 drop(users, 2)



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